Sunday, 18 December 2011

Immersive Wine Cruise: 12 - nights in October 2012

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Visit the beautiful cities that boast being rich in the wine culture. Depart Southampton for Paris (Le Havre). The allure and romance of Paris are legendary. This capital city of France is home to innumerable museums, such as the Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Musée Picasso and Musée Rodin, parks and gardens, including the Tuilleries Garden on the banks of the Seine and the Left Bank Luxembourg Garden, as well as monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Sit in a cafe roadside and sample the French wines. Bordeaux, the world's major wine industry capital, is the next stop. Bordeaux has about 116,160 hectares of vineyards, 57 appellations, 10,000 wine-producing châteaux and 13,000 grape growers. Bordeaux produces large quantities of everyday wine as well as some of the most expensive wines in the world. Sample the spanish wines in Bilbao, Spain and visit the Wine warehouse built in 1909 and tour Vigo, Spain. El Sireno, a gilded sculpture depicting a figure that is halfman, half sea creature, towers over the city's lovely gardens and well-preserved historical buildings. The legendary black salts offshore on the Islas Cies are said to bring good health. Pop into Porto (Leixoes), Portugal before returning to Southampton.

Cruise Operator: Celebrity Cruises
Vessel: Celebrity Constellation
Ports of Call: Southampton, Paris (Le Havre), Paris (Le Havre), Bordeaux (le Verdon) - France, Bordeaux (le Verdon) - France, Bilbao - Spain, Bilbao - Spain, Vigo, Porto - Portugal, Southampton.
Sailing Dates: Departs: Mon, Oct 1 2012. Arrives: Sat, Oct 13 2012.

Cruise Itinerary

Total length of Cruise: 12-nights

Days / Ports of Call / Arrivals and Departures

Immersive Wine Itinerary
Day 1 - Southampton - Mon, Oct 1 2012 17:00
Day 2 - Paris (Le Havre) - Tue, Oct 2 2012 07:30 - Tue, Oct 2 2012 00:00
Day 3 - Paris (Le Havre) - Wed, Oct 3 2012 00:00 - Wed, Oct 3 2012 23:00
Day 5 - Bordeaux (le Verdon) - France - Fri, Oct 5 2012 08:00 - Fri, Oct 5 2012 00:00
Day 6 - Bordeaux (le Verdon) - France - Sat, Oct 6 2012 00:00 - Sat, Oct 6 2012 18:00
Day 7 - Bilbao - Spain - Sun, Oct 7 2012 07:00 - Sun, Oct 7 2012 00:00
Day 8 - Bilbao - Spain - Mon, Oct 8 2012 00:00 - Mon, Oct 8 2012 14:00
Day 9 - Vigo - Tue, Oct 9 2012 12:00 - Tue, Oct 9 2012 20:00
Day 10 - Porto - Portugal - Wed, Oct 10 2012 07:00 - Wed, Oct 10 2012 18:00
Day 13 - Southampton - Sat, Oct 13 2012 04:00

About the Celebrity Constellation

From stem to stern and on every one of her 11 decks, she radiates the elegance and ambience one would find in a grand hotel. Constellation, the newest of the Millennium-class ships, boasts outstanding amenities, accommodations and services, all presented with the utmost taste and the inimitable Celebrity style. When you cruise on Constellation you are sure to desire everything and want for nothing. Read more about the Celebrity Constellation here!


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